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Dixie County Learning Academy is accredited by N.I.P.S.A. (NATIONAL INDEPENDANT PRIVATE SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION) and Nationally Accredited through AdvancedED. Southeastern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). We are also accredited with the BBB (BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU) and we are recognized as a Tier One School by the United States Army and Marine Corps.
Articulation Agreement with Florida Gateway College of Lake City Florida since 2011
Dixie County Learning Academy is providing individualized small group instruction in a family oriented environment.
Florida certified teachers are utilizing creative teaching techniques and a hands on learning approach.
This has proven to be successful in meeting the needs and accelerating the academic growth of our students.
DCLA is the vision of Dr Sylvia Lamenta, who has worked with youth for more than 25years and is a Florida Board Certified Mental Health Professional.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 75 students
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Dixie County Learning Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Florida for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year
Yes
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
yes
Year Founded
2004

Student Body

Total Students
75 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 45%
Students by Grade
Dixie County Learning Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Average Class Size
6 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
Private school education at no cost for parents. Different Scholarships are available to qualifying families provided.
Acceptance Rate
100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Dr.Sylvia Lamenta,DSC,MS, CMHP

School Notes

  • Dixie County Learning Academy is accredited by N.I.P.S.A. (NATIONAL INDEPENDANT PRIVATE SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION) and Nationally accredited through AdvancedEd. We are also accredited with the BBB (BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU) and we are  recognized as a Tier One School by the United States Army and Marine Corps. Dixie County Learning Academy is providing individualized small group instruction in a family oriented environment. Florida certified teachers are utilizing creative teaching techniques and a hands on learning approach. This has proven to be successful in meeting the needs and accelerating the academic growth of our students. DCLA is the vision of Sylvia Lamenta, who has worked with youth for more than 25years and is a Florida Board Certified Mental Health Professional.
  • The mission of Dixie County Learning Academy is to be in partnership with our parents to educate students so they may grow and mature into citizens who have a transforming influence in the world. Our goal will be to do our best to continue our unique well-grounded program; using low student to teacher ratio with individualized small group instruction. We expect to meet and exceed the standards set forth by the State of Florida. 

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked FL School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 75 students
  • Acceptance rate: 100%
  • Average class size: 6 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Did You Know?

The average private school tuition in Florida is $9,389 for elementary schools and $10,407 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Florida is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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